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Formulation: Articulation I

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Josef Albers, Formulation: Articulation I, 1972, Volume 1 of 2; screenprints on paper, housed in a cloth-lined portfolio case, Gift of the Josef Albers Foundation, Inc., © artist or other rights holder, 80.72.1

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Title

Formulation: Articulation I

Artist

Josef Albers (American, born Germany, 1888-1976)

Related People

book designed by: Norman Ives (American, active mid-20th century)

printer: Eastern Press (American, active mid-20th century)

printer: Sirocco Screenprinters (American, active mid-20th century)

publisher: Harry N. Abrams (American, active mid-20th century)

publisher: Ives-Sillman, Inc. (American, active mid-20th century)

Date

1972

Medium

Volume 1 of 2; screenprints on paper, housed in a cloth-lined portfolio case

Edition

412/1000

Dimensions (H x W x D)

20 3/4 in x 15 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Object Type

stencil print

portfolio

Culture

American

Credit Line

Gift of the Josef Albers Foundation, Inc.

Accession Number

80.72.1

Copyright

© artist or other rights holder

Terms

artists' books

paper

portfolios

screen prints

Description

Artist, teacher, and color theorist, Josef Albers spent decades refining his concepts of color relationships and form. Formulation: Articulation, published after his retirement from the art department at Yale University, is a compendium of Albers's research. Albers considered this book to be a work of art in its own right—not purely didactic. In his words, "Our aim is not a retrospective report; the book aims at Art itself, meaning: no retrospective in the usual sense. These are visual realizations, here presented outspoken in silkscreen."

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